ILS Outfitting Associate III in Loxley, AL at Austal

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Loxley, AL

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 


Directly: ILS Outfitting Coordinator

Indirectly: ILS Manager



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

•    Responsible for all Kitting / Post Delivery activities related to delivery availabilities,

      including, but not limited to, assisting team lead and coordination of kitting / post-

      delivery availabilities both onsite and off-site.

•    Unloads Coordinated Shipboard Allowance List (COSAL), Kitting and Post

     Delivery materials as they arrive on site and off site locations.

•    Receives and inspects all Coordinated Shipboard Allowance List (COSAL),

     Kitting and Post Delivery inbound and outbound materials.

•    Closely interacts with Program office representatives and other management personnel

      to support availabilities for Post Delivery activities.    

•    Maintains appropriate level of government security investigation clearance.

•    Works with limited supervision.

•    Must be willing to work with and train less experienced personnel.

•    Must be able to obtain and maintain a Rapid Gate Clearance Certification within six (6) months of employment.

•    Travels to off-site jobs for extended periods of time (estimated 75% - 100% of time); performs necessary duties required for off-site job executions.

•    Participates in Shipboard load out activity and travel to off-site materials turnovers when required.  

•    Inventories, cycle counts, marks and issues all materials, including for storage.

•    Processes and kit-packages materials for shipping.

•    Ensures timely delivery of materials and support to the trades as directed.

•    Loads the supplier and Austal company truck(s) for delivery of materials to required destinations as needed.

•    Issues and inventories tools, includes those used for tool engraving.

•    Assists with receipt transactions in MMS system. Utilize PC for other software applications, email and Microsoft Office as needed.

•    Performs other duties as assigned.

•    Complies with Austal’s employee handbook general guidelines, company

procedures and policies.


High School Diploma or GED required.  Associate or higher level degree preferred.

Minimal of five (5) years of Ship Outfitting/Kitting/Post Delivery experience on Navy,

   MSC or USCG Department of Defense programs required.

COSAL experience on Navy, MSC, or USCG programs required.

Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications with intermediate proficiency level required.

Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

Problem solving skills, flexibility and the ability to work autonomously required.

Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and

   memos required.

Ability to perform simple math such as adding, measuring, subtracting, multiplying and

   dividing required.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in

   written, oral, or diagram form required.


  All candidates must meet Austal USA’s basic employment eligibility guidelines:

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be required if deemed

         necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.

  • 18 years or older at time of application
  • Able to provide proof of US Person status  (permanent resident or citizen)
  • No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
  • No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check

TOOLS: Forklift, Combi-lift, pallet jack, Desktop PC, wireless scanner, various hand and power tools, lift rigging.


DISCRETION EXERCISED: Receipt and tracking of customer required equipment and supplies. Will use skills for the interpretation of guideline material and documented precedents.

LIAISES WITH:  Austal logistics, SCM, ILS Organization, Ships Crew, Navy, Austal sub-contractors, Customer and Supplier representatives


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to tour all vessels and work sites.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb and balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.

Specific physical requirements include the following:

  • Must have the ability to bend, squat, stoop, crawl, and kneel.
  • Perform prolonged standing.
  • Ability to turn head from side to side and about the vertical axis.
  • Ability to turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis.
  • Lift/push/pull 50lbs to 75lbs on an occasional basis.
  • Lift/push/pull up to 20lbs on a frequent basis.
  • Must have the ability to climb in a safe manner (climbing as a minimum includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders, and ramps).
  • Ability to work at heights above 12while working from ladders, scaffolding and/or man lifts.
  • Able to work at a variety of levels (ex. waist, eye, overhead).
  • Demonstrate the ability to safely and appropriately use required tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrate good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles.
  • Possess sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment.
  • Ability to utilize personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, steel-
  • toes shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.)
  • safely per OSHA standards.
  • Ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures.
  • Ability to enter 18” x 36openings and work in confined spaces for prolonged
  • periods of time.
  • Able to respond to verbal and audible sounds/commands.
  • Able to utilize adequate visual skills.
  • Ability to fully extend the arm while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to
  • the side and reaching down.
  • Ability to perceive attributes of an object/material such as size, shape,
  • temperature and texture by means of receptors in the hands and fingers.
  • Must meet all the physical requirements specified by ASME B30.2.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters whole performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to humid conditions, bright flashing lights, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, + 90 dB.


Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.